Node Application 10662498069, submitted 2019-04-13 19:12:33

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Respondent Id 10662498069
Application Date 2019-04-13 19:12:33
Application Language English
Applicant City Yoshkar-Ola
Applicant State/Province Mari El
Applicant Country Russia
What languages do you speak? Russian, English
What is your occupation? IT
How many years experience in your field? 1-3
What is the highest degree or level of school you have completed? None (Self-Taught)
Please describe your experience in the Crypto/Blockchain space, if any? Yes. I have experience in nodes.
Are you an individual or a group? Individual
Node City Yoshkar-Ola
Node State Mari El
Node Country Russia
For which networks Have you ever operated a node? Monero
What kind of improvements would you like to see in Elixxir nodes vs. previous the previous nodes you have supported? More interesting perspective
What are potential setbacks preventing you from operating an Elixxir node? Only your refusal
What is a reasonable maximum connection speed on which you could operate a BetaNet node in your geographic region? (Where 0 = 10 Megabits/second, and 100 = 10 Gigabits/second) 27
What is a reasonable uptime estimate you can provide for your BetaNet node? (As a percentage) 29
Please estimate the cost of electricity in the geographic area where your BetaNet node will be running. . $0,05
On a monthly basis, how much time can you publicly commit to dedicating toward governance if you were selected as a BetaNet node operator? (Where 0 = 1 hour/month, and 100 = 20 hours/month) 100
If you were selected to run a BetaNet node, would it run on your own hardware or be deployed to cloud-based servers? Both
In what type of environment would this server be located? Personal Home
Do you have past experience deploying hardware servers in a datacenter? No
Do you already own sufficient hardware to meet the published Elixxir BetaNet node specifications? No
Yes (Please list specs)
Do you have hardware you would like to use but does not meet the stated BetaNet node specs? If so, please provide specs on that hardware below: Yes
Do you have past experience deploying servers to cloud-based services? Yes (please specify)
Yes (please specify) Some projects
Why do you want to be a node? I think this is promising
How did you originally hear about Elixxir? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_luUqB_fi2A
Which current Elixxir communities are you a member of? Telegram
Are you an active member of those communities? No
What specifically, interests you about the Elixxir platform? Nodes
Outside of Elixxir communities, are you an active participant in other node or developer community groups? If so, which ones? No
Have you ever attended a blockchain conference? If so, which one(s)? Yes. Building the free web - Prague. Saturday, November 3, 2018
As part of growing the Elixxir community, are you willing to create content as part of operating an Elixxir BetaNet node? Examples would be node setup & on-boarding review vlog post, bi-weekly twitter update, medium review of on-going node operational process, etc. No
If yes, how much content on a monthly basis?
What is the difference between decentralized networks and distributed networks, and where on the decentralization spectrum do you sit? The difference in the algorithms and the degree of security of the network itself. I am a supporter of decentralization.
As best as you can given currently available information, please describe the value proposition of the Elixxir platform and how it differs from other current blockchain solutions. Elixxir is being created as a new super-private blockchain with a unique consensus mechanism.
Privacy by Default is a goal of the Elixxir Platform. In your opinion, why is Privacy by Default critical for the future of the internet? Everyone has the right to anonymity. States, corporations, banks are trying in every way to manipulate the population through access to personal information. Anonymity and decentralization help ordinary people to remain free, to express their opinions. This is one of the ways to deal with the existing system, where the rich get richer and the poor get poorer.
Tags Individual, Russia, English
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Great - good luck!

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